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Request Publicity for News and Events

Request Publicity for News and Events

We publicize Collat news and events through a variety of channels, including social media, digital communications, media relations and signage.

If you have news to share or a special project that requires communications help, complete and submit the form below to put your news in our queue. Keep in mind that we schedule and prioritize items based on school priorities and relevance to audience.

Timeline for publishing after form submission: Two weeks for news and six weeks after the initial planning meeting for events and projects. You can track progress on the school's Intranet under Communications Department. If you have a budget for your event that allows additional publicity, contact Julie Senter at jsenter@uab.edu to schedule a planning meeting.

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Michael Harward, UAB MBA '14 shares his story

With an engineering degree from Duke University, Michael was interested in an MBA to help refine and develop skills that would allow him to “pursue his interest in helping an organization develop a vision and think through how to get there”.

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Living in Birmingham with his wife, who was already pursuing another master's program, practically guaranteed him at least a couple of years in the Magic City. He began evaluating different options. “I decided that pursuing an MBA in person (rather than an online program) would provide a much more valuable experience,” says Michael. “Also, UAB's superior academic reputation as compared to other local peers drew me to UAB’s MBA program.”

Michael was connected to his current employer, SCA (Surgical Care Affiliates), through the MBA program and now after only 1.5 years is in a leadership position within the Financial Operations department. “The MBA program prepared me to engage with senior leadership within the company, create innovative solutions that contribute to our group's strategy, and manage my team effectively,” says Michael. “Also, I feel capable of thriving within a large company or leading as a part of a start-up. My ability to evaluate the soundness of a business plan or idea separates me from many of my peers.”

How was Michael’s experience in UAB’s MBA program?

“The program does an extraordinary job connecting students to the current business environment,” says Michael. “The latest trends, developments, and events of today's business world were almost constantly discussed in the classroom. Plus, the program provided excellent networking opportunities.”

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BSL group16 17The mission of the Collat Business Student Leaders is to inform and engage the outside community, focusing on prospective students, about opportunities present through the UAB Collat School of Business.  Students have the opportunity to represent the UAB Collat School of Business through excellence and professionalism to the Birmingham business community and serve the school in a leadership council capacity.

To Apply

Applications are accepted once a year during spring semester.  Applications can be printed from the link below or students may also stop by BEC 202-C to pick-up an application. The completed form along with a faculty or staff reference and a current resume should be submitted to Edward Reynolds or dropped by his office - BEC 202-C.

Business Student Leader Application (Deadline to apply- March 16th, 5pm)

 

 

The non-degree category serves students who do not wish to pursue a graduate degree at UAB, as well as those who wish to begin graduate study before being admitted to a degree program. Non-degree seeking admission is available for those that meet all admission requirements or already hold a Masters degree. Students with an undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher may apply for non-degree seeking admission with approval of the MBA Program Coordinator.  Non-degree seeking students can take up to 12 hours of coursework, and must be cleared through the Graduate School of Management to register. Degree seeking students have priority to courses.

Because of U.S. immigration requirements, international applicants (i.e., those who are neither U.S. citizens nor permanent residents) cannot normally be considered for the non-degree seeking category unless already residing in the United States. Immigration laws should be consulted to determine eligibility of students.